Wednesday, May 16, 2007

I am an aunt...again!

My sister had her second child, a beautiful, healthy baby girl, this evening!! Ella Grace Pavel is 6 lbs. 12 oz. and 19 and 1/2 inches long. She has a lot of black curly hair, and dark eyes. She is SOOO precious. The family of four is doing well.

I was supposed to have a chemo treatment today, but for the first time I got turned away!! They always draw blood when I first get there and the blood work showed that I did not have enough "roaming" white blood cells to sustain treatment. Yuck! And the weird thing is, I do not feel sick at fever, no stuffy nose, no green mucus, nothing! I have to wait a week until my next scheduled chemo to try again. The only recommendation they gave me was to wash my hands constantly and avoid people who are sick. I received a dose of Zometa which I have not have this year, which is a bone strengthener.

Tomorrow is ADOPTION DAY!! Jake will officially be Katelyn's dad! I will post pictures of the momentous event. We are all very excited. Katelyn has a new outfit (thank you Grandma Burcie!) and we will give her a special necklace tomorrow morning! I am so excited for her. We are letting the Yikes come, even though they do not quite understand. Later, they will, and I know that this will mean a lot to them in the future as well.

Take care,


Anonymous said...

What a beautiful "big" family you have Jessica. Ella will have so much love around her. I am so proud of Jake and his committment to Kaitlyn. You both have so much love for each other, your kids, family and God. I can just imagine how Kaitlyn is feeling tonight. Way to go Jake. Praise be to God for the Kaylor family and for baby Ella.

Anonymous said...

Congratulations on Kaitlyn's adoption and your new niece. She is beautiful. Tell Hope and Matt congratulations from Wendy and Edward. His grandma Dorothy was my great aunt, so we are cousins of some kind (I can never figure all that out.) Anyway, congratulations to all!

Wendy and Edward Casas

Anonymous said...

Congrats on the beautiful new niece. You have such a wonderful family and support system. You are so blessed to have such a caring family.